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From DoLS to Liberty Protection Safeguards: Managing the Interim

Training dates throughout the year:

Wednesday 24 Nov 2021
Wednesday 15 Dec 2021

Find out more about virtual attendance

This half day masterclass, facilitated by barrister Alex Ruck Keene, will look in detail at all aspects of deprivation of liberty at present, and give very practical advice as to the legal framework as it stands.  With LPS coming down the line in April 2022, the masterclass will also look at how to apply LPS thinking now so as to implement its core message: that deprivation of liberty is everyone’s business.

With the delay to the implementation of the Liberty Protection Safeguards until April 2022, and with the pressures of Covid-19 continuing, all those concerned with delivering care and treatment to those with impaired decision-making capacity have to take stock of how lawfully to operate DoLS and how best to make applications for judicial authorisation where DoLs does not apply (including in respect of those aged 16 and 17, following the decision of the Supreme Court in Re D in September 2019).  

Those required to secure that care and treatment being delivered in institutional or community settings to those aged 16 and above is lawful, including local authorities, those working in hospitals and care homes, and Clinical Commissioning Groups should attend.

Facilitated by:

Alex Ruck Keene

Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers, Writer and Educator

Virtual Attendance

Our online virtual events include a combination of live webcam presentations, training materials, video sessions and interactive exercises and discussion.

All you need is a quiet space, a good internet connection and PC or laptop with camera and microphone to allow you to see, hear and speak to the facilitator and other delegates. We will provide full instructions for accessing the platform along with login details. 

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In-house Training

This course can be held at your organisation for up 25 delegates, we can tailor the content to suit your organisation and CPD needs of your staff. Led by experienced and highly rated trainers, in-house training works out cost-effective for groups and saves travel time.

Contact katym@hc-uk.org.uk with your requirements for further information and a quote.

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Fee Options

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(Prices in brackets include VAT)


Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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